Happiness in the workplace

  • July 26, 2017

It is not new news that having happy and engaged employees is good for business; CEOs and business leaders have been advocating this message for many years. “Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.” – Richard Branson, CEO & Founder

Are we ready to welcome the green building regulations?

  • January 31, 2017

By Marcos Bish, Managing Director, Summertown Interiors The Green Building regulations, first established by the Dubai Municipality in 2008, will finally be made mandatory for the private sector in early 2014. While this is a welcome introduction in the UAE’s sustainability charter, are we, as an industry, ready yet? Have we educated ourselves enough? Are

Don’t just be environmentally friendly – keep that practice going!

  • January 31, 2017

By Shakeela Moosa, General Manager – Operations, Summertown Interiors We recently shared a post on our new integrated CSR strategy and the benefits we are already seeing as part of implementing this approach. What has really got us motivated lately are results of some basic measures we implemented to reduce our water consumption at our Jebel Ali